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  1. WN8 ..... those who have it say you don't need it. And those who don't have it say they want more of it. You have to have WN8 to think like that in the first damn place.


    1. Haswell


      I don't need WN8 or any other epeen measuring system because I don't play.

    2. BadLuckCharm


      When performance metrics are used for epeen, they're more corrosive than the harshest acid. When they are used for self-improvement (like they're supposed to) they're fine, and actually useful.

      Same damn thing, it's how it's used that makes it good or bad. Like most anything, really.

  2. Come hang out and watch me always win .... sometimes :P

  3. How do i delete my attachments?

    1. Tarski


      Start with something you're less attached to, like a pet. 

    2. simba90


      I don't know. I think i'm more attached to my animals than I am to fellow man.

    3. MrWickwire


      Helpful suggestions come at a premium around this community. 


      One thing for certain this this world will never run out of comedians 

  4. Was an awesome carry ... 3 tanks carried the whole stinking team. 14 kills between the 3 of us but no medal I guess the Conq don't like medals.



  5. Anyone having problems with MOE? My T29 has not moved from a strict 83.00% for the last 10 or 15 games in a row. Something is fishy.

    1. DHP


      Moe have been deactivated for NA, perhaps for EU aswell.

    2. Errants
    3. MrWickwire


      ok ... wondering what the reasoning behind that is. 

  6. Top 5 questions for WG:

    1. When am I going to find out where the hell that shell went? (Ghost Shell)

    2. What the F#@* is a critical hit?

    3. Why do fully aimed guns shoot the dirt they weren't aiming at?

    4. When will we finally get rid of arty?

    5. When a Ferdinand shoots a cromwell and the shell bounces harmlessly to the side as if nothing happened WTF is the point of your overmatch mechanics?

    1. TAdoo87


      This was a critical hit:


    2. MrWickwire
    3. Archaic_One


      Apparently volvo turret roof cannot be overmatched . . .

  7. Twitch dead?

    1. WorldConqueror
    2. MrWickwire


      welp no streaming for me ... don't matter I suck and nobody watches my stream anyway

  8. Am I wrong for contemplating the removal of all people on my in game friends list for not wanting to toon ? Freaking freeloaders 

    1. Silentturtle130


      If you are wanting to platoon and that is the purpose of your friend's list then why keep them on there?

    2. BiggieD61


      Why are they the "freeloaders"? 

    3. MrWickwire


      Delete them I shall ... muahahaha.


      They are freeloaders because raisins. That's why.

  9. Day of first. Played a game today and after the victory as I was admiring the stats. I noticed the super unicum from -G- on the opposite team did ZERO damage. I know we are all human but WOW. My only question is will he get put on probation or some form of punishment for tarnishing -G-'s reputation? Not sure how it works :P


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    2. MrWickwire


      yea ... just weird to see

    3. CenturionofRome72


      Shit i do 0 damage in clan wars sometimes and i don't get kicked. It's just pubs.

    4. MrWickwire


      haha last clan I was in that did clan wars I got yelled at for doing zero damage and we were a middle of the road clan at best. :)


  10. Replay #1

    Replay #2

    Replay #1 13:57

    Replay #2 6:20

    This happened a couple days ago. These two consecutive games just about sent me through the roof when it happened. I had at least 4 or 5 consecutively damaged ammo racks across the time frame of 2 consecutive games. I don't know a lot about math but I'm pretty sure thats not supposed to happen if the coding, and RNG is correct especially when you have safe stowage already 100% on your crew skills. I know that i may be a bit biased since it happened to me but I wanted to get an unbiased outsider opinion. Preferably someone who has more knowledge than I do on this matter (Probably the whole community).  Thanks for your input in advance


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    2. Folterknecht


      Safe Stowage increase the modul health of the ammo rack by a fixed percentage (12.5% if memory serves me right and they didn't change that)

    3. StranaMechty


      See here for how safe stowage (and module damage in general) works: 


    4. MrWickwire


      Ok so it happens or can happen even more than I thought. I will keep this in mind .... still sucks and its annoying as hell. In the Action X this is my only real defense against Tier X threats is my DPM. Otherwise I am a heavy tank without any armor and a long reload.

  11. Found out how many tanks you have to kill to get an Ace Badge in the KV1. Carry harder noob



  12. Replay

    You be the judge. I admit this felt like a shitty move to abandon that flank but I couldn't convince myself that we had enough people to cover it given the fact most of their heavies are bound to show up there. Was this the right call? Or am I a bluefalcon (buddy fucker)? I often question my actions when people on my team persist that I'm wrong. Either way it seem to work out so chalk up a victory.

  13. I woke up one day and felt free of the notion that I had to increase my WN8 and winrate enough to join a top clan. Suddenly it occurred to me it really aint that important. Like Zeven says ... "relax guys its just a game". Best damn advice I've had all 3 years I've played. Now I can play the game with a clear head ... ha

    1. UnusualMedic


      Feels good eh?

    2. MrWickwire


      Hell yeah it does

  14. No Man Sky

    This game is getting slammed big time OMG. I would not want to be Sean Murray right now

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    2. Va1heru


      No mans buy? :minglee:

    3. saru_richard


      should of seen the angry joe review... tore that game a new one i tell you

    4. MrWickwire


      yea i saw that one too Joe ripped him up good

  15.  "Meet me in the training room and I'll show you I'm not the scrub your talking about."  

    In my opinion this does 3 things right away.

    1. It forces the person to make a decision to back up all the talk. Anyone can talk very few will back it up.

    2. It separates them from the crowd they are trying to impress. Unless they invite friends to watch and very few do.

    3. And finally it puts a very swift end to all the senseless side chat that otherwise pollutes the game messaging system and clears it up for a more mature and productive use. Like playing the game.

    I'm no superstar unicorn but I ain't no scrub either. I manage to be pretty descent on most nights and any differences I have with people are settled in the training room. I see no other way to end the talking.


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    2. MrWickwire


      What I find is that most people never take me up on my offer in the first place. And its a quick way for me to respond to them and say training room or stop your talking. If they decline and keep talking then they obviously don't think I am half as bad at the game as they say I am. Honestly by that time I have nothing else to say to them unless they want to set up a match. Discussion over haha

    3. Fulcrous


      All a 1v1 does is show who positions better (i.e sits in an advantageous spot). Literally means nothing.

    4. MrWickwire


      Yea yea I get the point :P

  16. this looks promising


    1. Private_Miros


      Agreed. But 1 and 2 were promising too and ended up being absolutely horribad.

    2. MrWickwire


      Man I hope that doesn't happen. I saw 1 and 2 and didn't think they would amount to much so I never have bought a game from this franchise. This one looks different and open world I hope it turns out better than the first 2. 

  17. I need gold ... anyone got room for me on their team?


    1. Dodge94HUN


      Lol mate, Ranked battles are disabled :D

    2. MrWickwire


      Nah i was hoping for a tourney team

  18. If anyone needs a tanker for tournament I sure could use the gold. I am pretty not bad at this game .... I think :P


  19. Ping spiking to 800+ .. can't control my tank without a 10 second delay. Anyone else having this issue lately?

    1. Jesse_the_Scout


      I had that happen several times over the weekend. Moved to west server and it seemed to stop?

    2. MrWickwire


      Ok im not alone


  20. Pro Tip I got from a rich Chinese man that was born in Africa and lived in Texas on the side of the road begging for money. 

    "Artillery can only kill you if you sit still."

    End of quote ... carry on smartly

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    2. MrWickwire


      That was awesome. Hey the one where you hit a cluster of enemy tanks for like 3552 DMG , was that clan wars also? I can't understand why anyone would cluster their tanks like that especially in clan wars ... or any team match up. Nice post man that one where you deflected like 3 shots from the 25/2 and then killed him was absolutely hilarious. The captions were priceless thank you that made my day. :P 

    3. Fabunil


      The CGC-shot was in a skirmish battle actually, basically both teams wanted to YOLO-rush the 1-line but the enemy stopped at the corner as soon as they saw our tanks.

    4. MrWickwire


      ahh i see ... good shot then. CGC OP

  21. What clan or clans have your utmost respect for their competitiveness , professionalism, and skill level in the game WoT?

    For me:

    1. M--M (of course)
    2. VPG
    3. SIMP (I've seen these guys do things in this game that make me redefine my idea of what "good" really is in this game)
    4. BULBA

    The list is not a hierarchy so please don't shoot the messenger I just wrote them down as I thought of them.

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    2. TheMarine0341


      3 years after the fact :disco:

    3. Megrin


      nah, something like 2 years.

    4. DeltaVolt


      Bulba is what PURPL would have been if it was good :doge:

  22. Am I the only one who noticed that the medic from Team Fortress 2 looks astoundingly similar to Joseph Fiennes from the movie "Enemy at the Gates"? Sorry this has been bugging me for years ... :P

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  23. Think I'm gonna log on to the Test Server and pretend I rock at this game because I have enough gold and free XP to unlock any tank I want and shoot gold rounds like they grow on trees.

  24. Movie quote of the week:

    "I just think that in the nuclear world the true enemy can't be distroyed."

    (Confused looks from his Naval colleagues)

    Captain reaches for his fork.

    (Taps on wine glass) DING DING DING

    "Attention on deck Von Clauswitz will now tell us who the real enemy is."

    (snickering and laughter from his Naval brethren fills the room)

    Captain gestures to his XO with a smile. He smiles right back.


    "In my humble oppinion. In the nuclear world the true enemy is war itself."



    1. Vasha


      Starring that guy who played Mr. Wickwire.

    2. MrWickwire


      Crimson Tide


  25. Had a pubby match last night with 11 TDs. I don't know what to think of that yet 

    1. Enroh


      was that on NA by chance? its been TD week all week :(

    2. MrWickwire
    3. Enroh


      yeah that was par for the course last night sadly - a sea of those rental jag88s